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Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Anders Fogh Rasmussen

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Anders Fogh Rasmussen, a former NATO secretary-general (2009-14) and former prime minister of Denmark, is Founder of the Alliance of Democracies Foundation.

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  1. The New EU Leadership Must Unite on China
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    The New EU Leadership Must Unite on China

    Jun 21, 2024 Anders Fogh Rasmussen urges whoever takes over the bloc's foreign-policy portfolio to do more to deter Chinese aggression.

  2. Winning the Peace in Ukraine
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    Winning the Peace in Ukraine

    Jun 12, 2023 Anders Fogh Rasmussen outlines several steps that Western leaders can take to ensure a Ukrainian victory.

  3. The Other Conflict on Europe’s Doorstep
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    The Other Conflict on Europe’s Doorstep

    Mar 24, 2023 Anders Fogh Rasmussen warns that Azerbaijan may be preparing to renew its military aggression against neighboring Armenia.

  4. Building a Democratic High-Tech Alliance
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    Building a Democratic High-Tech Alliance

    Mar 29, 2021 Anders Fogh Rasmussen views closer transatlantic cooperation as essential to enable the free world to set global digital rules.

  5. Building a Euro-Japanese Alliance of Hope
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    Building a Euro-Japanese Alliance of Hope

    Nov 19, 2019 Anders Fogh Rasmussen identifies four areas in which closer bilateral ties can bolster democracy and the rule of law.

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    What Climate-Vulnerable Developing Countries Need Right Now

    Mia Amor Mottley & Wale Edun propose a blueprint to unlock financing and kickstart investment in adaptation and clean energy.
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    Two Cheers for Identity Politics

    James Livingston argues that critics of the contemporary focus on issues of race, gender, and sexuality are ignoring history.
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    What the Next EU Leadership Must Do

    Carl Bildt offers a broad outline of the bloc's biggest challenges following this month's European Parliament election.
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    China Must Not Choose the Next Dalai Lama

    Brahma Chellaney urges the US and India to work together to protect the more than 600-year-old institution.
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    The New EU Leadership Must Unite on China

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen urges whoever takes over the bloc's foreign-policy portfolio to do more to deter Chinese aggression.
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    The Evolution of Empire

    John Andrews

    The history of Britain's conquest of India and humiliation of China shows that empire is very much still with us today. Though Americans tend to bristle at the idea, their own military, technological, and commercial power is as imperial and pervasive as Britain’s territorial dominance ever was.

    traces the enduring role of imperial power from the eighteenth century to the present.
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    If Democracy Isn’t Pro-Worker, It Will Die

    Daron Acemoglu argues that populists are making inroads because industrialized economies aren't delivering what was promised.
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    The Financial Risks of France’s Snap Election

    Brigitte Granville thinks political stalemate is a greater threat to European stability than a far-right government.
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    A Far-Right Resurgence in Europe?

    Many observers breathed a sigh of relief at the results of the European Parliament elections, because the widely predicted far-right surge did not dislodge traditional conservatives. But even if far-right forces do not dominate the next European Parliament, they have gained ground, particularly in France and Germany. Can mainstream politicians and parties reverse this trend?

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